Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database. Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, 2004.

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Name John THOMAS
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Apothecary. Colleague of George Butler (qv). Master SA 1657)
Period of medical practice 1617-1662
Date of death Dec 1662
Address (Gt) Wood St S Michaels par Cripplegate wd 1637-62
Other notes Accused 1627 1631. Council's warrant.

Known London address

(Great) Wood Street, St Michaels, Cripplegate ward
Parish St Michael Wood Street (Huggin Lane)
Ward Cripplegate (Within & Without)
Date 1623-62

Censorial hearings

9 May 1623
Entry George Butler (qv) confessed that he had had medicines made by John Thomas in Woodstreet, and also by Mr. Whetlye. Between them the two apothecaries had had £100 p.a. from him for medicines.
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
4 May 1627
Entry T, apothecary, was accused of siding with BUTLER (135, qv), and denied it. Dr Gulson accused him of instructing B and he denied that. However, he admitted making up B's physic, and said that Mr HINSON (399, qv) and the successors of Mr WHETLYE (799, qv) also did this.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
4 Feb 1631
Entry Dr Smith appeared. The President complained that he had allowed Mr. Thomas the apothecary of BUTLER to be present at his private anatomy dissection.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken T (& other non-Collmem) to be excluded from Anatomy Lectures in fut
15 April 1631
Entry T to be summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
3 June 1631
Entry T was accused of being BUTLER (135, qv)'s 'Apothecarye and assistante'. He said he would make medicine whether he was interdicted or not, and allegedly 'slighted the Councils Warrant saying it was not worth three skipps of a louse'.
Attitude of the accused defiant
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed